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Perisic can leave if Manchester United make serious offer – Spalletti

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Perisic can leave if Manchester United make serious offer – Spalletti

- The Inter coach would prefer to keep the Croatia international, who has been heavily linked with a summer move to the Premier League. Inter will only sell Ivan Perisic to Manchester United if a significant transfer fee is offered, head coach Luciano Spalletti has warned. The Croatia international has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for a number of weeks but no agreement has yet been reached over a deal
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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia

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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia

- PODGORICA: Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day on Wednesday (Jul 18) to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, hoping to put them under control after international help arrived. Further north along the coast in Croatia, where a dozen wildfires had also broken out on Sunday in the villages surrounding a popular tourist destination of Split, the situation was returning to normal, officials said
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Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split

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Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split

- ZAGREB: Croatian firefighters battled for a second day to try and control a raging forest fire along the Adriatic coast that has destroyed or damaged several buildings in villages located around the city of Split. Local media reported that the blaze, which started shortly after midnight, has spread across 20 km and is threatening the villages of Srinjine, Sitno Gornje and Sitno Donje
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Spalletti plays down Perisic absence amid Manchester United reports

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Spalletti plays down Perisic absence amid Manchester United reports

- A tooth abscess was given as the reason for the Croatian's absence on Saturday as the Nerazzurri were beaten 2-1 by Nurnberg. Inter coach Luciano Spalletti has insisted that Ivan Perisic has a future at the club, despite reports he will be leaving San Siro for Manchester United. The Croatia international was not named in Inter's squad for their 2-1 loss to Nurnberg, a move that heightened rumours he was preparing for an exit
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WATCH | Wimbledon: I have mountain to climb against Federer in final, says Marin Cilic

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WATCH | Wimbledon: I have mountain to climb against Federer in final, says Marin Cilic

- The Croatian seventh seed beat American Sam Querrey in the last four on Friday to reach the final, where he will meet Roger Federer who swept aside Tomas Berdych. Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic said he had a "big mountain to climb" to defeat seven-times champion Roger Federer, but that winning the title would mean the world to him. The Croatian seventh seed beat American Sam Querrey in the last four on Friday to reach the final, where he will meet Federer who swept aside Tomas Berdych
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Wimbledon 2017: Croatian Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey soars into first final

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Wimbledon 2017: Croatian Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey soars into first final

- Croatian powerhouse Marin Cilic has worn down Sam Querrey in four sets in to reach his maiden Wimbledon final. Cilic ended Querrey's giantkilling run with a 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 victory over the American and awaits the winner of Friday's (Saturday NZ Time) second semifinal between seven-times champion Roger Federer and 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych. The 2014 US Open champion is bidding to become the first player other than grand slam heavyweights Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka to land two career majors since Lleyton Hewitt collected his second at Wimbledon back in 2002
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Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey to become second Croatian to reach final

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Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey to become second Croatian to reach final

- Cillic will face the winner of Federer-Berdych semi-final. Croatia's Marin Cilic reached his first Wimbledon final at the 11th attempt today with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 win over America's Sam Querrey. The seventh-seeded Croatian, who was US Open champion in 2014, will face either seven-time Wimbledon winner Roger Federer or Tomas Berdych in Sunday's final. "It's unbelievable. I have played really well from the start of the tournament," said 28-year-old Cilic
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Cilic into final with hard-fought win over Querrey

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Cilic into final with hard-fought win over Querrey

- LONDON: Croatian Marin Cilic reached his first Wimbledon final with a 6-7(6) 6-4 7-6(3) 7-5 victory over American Sam Querrey on Friday. Cilic will face the winner of the other semi-final between seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and Czech Tomas Berdych. The 28-year-old Cilic is the first Croatian to reach the men's singles final at Wimbledon since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001
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Croatia to seek new fighter jets from five countries

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Croatia to seek new fighter jets from five countries

- ZAGREB: Croatia will next week ask five countries to bid for contracts to supply fighter jets as it tries to modernise its military, the defence ministry said on Thursday. "Next week we will send requests for proposal for buying fighter jets to five countries: Sweden, the United States, South Korea, Greece and Israel," the ministry said in a statement. Croatia, a former Yugoslav republic, has been a member of NATO since 2009 and of the European Union since 2013
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Slovenia may turn to EU over Croatia border dispute

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Slovenia may turn to EU over Croatia border dispute

- LJUBLJANA: Slovenia said on Wednesday it may turn to the European Commission for help in implementing an international ruling on its border with Croatia. The Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled last month that Slovenia should have "uninterrupted access" to the international waters in the Adriatic Sea. "We are likely to turn to the European Commission for advice, cooperation, but only if we (Slovenia and Croatia) fail to find a common path to a solution," Prime Minister Miro Cerar told a news conference after a meeting with Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenkovic
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Wimbledon 2017: Sania Mirza advances in women, mixed doubles to keep Indian challenge alive

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Wimbledon 2017: Sania Mirza advances in women, mixed doubles to keep Indian challenge alive

- The Indo-Croatian duo of Mirza and Ivan Dodig defeated Yusuke Watanuki and Makoto Ninomiya. Mirza and her Belgian partner Kirsten Flipkens beat Naomi Broady and Heather Watson. Capping off a great day for India, Sania Mirza advanced to the third round of both the women's and mixed doubles events, while Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja also won their respective mixed doubles matches at the Wimbledon here
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Modric warns Man Utd and Chelsea targets James, Morata: 'It's all downhill after Real Madrid'

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Modric warns Man Utd and Chelsea targets James, Morata: 'It's all downhill after Real Madrid'

- The Croatia international has told those generating plenty of transfer talk this summer that leaving the Santiago Bernabeu will always be a step down. Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has warned team-mates Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez that leaving the club will be a step down in their careers. Colombia star James has been heavily linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu after he was left out of Zinedine Zidane's Champions League final squad, with Manchester United and Inter among the reported suitors
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The Latest: Trump and Croatian leader talk energy in Poland

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The Latest: Trump and Croatian leader talk energy in Poland

- WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): President Donald Trump is welcoming Croatia's commitment to boosting energy security and diversification. The White House said in a statement that the president's meeting Thursday with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia reaffirmed their mutual interests in supporting "stability and security in the western Balkans
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Luka Modric's namesake joins Croatian third division club and Man Utd legend Scholes is his role model

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Luka Modric's namesake joins Croatian third division club and Man Utd legend Scholes is his role model

- A namesake of the Real Madrid midfielder has found himself a new club this summer, but unlike his countryman he is not planning a future in football. Luka Modric is one of the finest midfielders on the planet and a key figure at Real Madrid, but his namesake has just joined NK Varteks. The Croatian third division club have caused quite a stir with their capture of an 18-year-old talent who shares a name with his illustrious countryman
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Perisic ready to force €30m move to Man Utd

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Perisic ready to force €30m move to Man Utd

- The Croatia international has given his agent the go-ahead to make his potential switch from Inter to Old Trafford happen. Manchester United could still sign Ivan Perisic from Inter for their preferred price of €30 million despite the news the San Siro outfit are set to meet Financial Fair Play requirements. The Nerazzurri believe they have managed to stave off sanctions by UEFA thanks to a number of smaller deals which have raised the €30m they needed by the June 30 deadline, cancelling out the immediate need to offload Perisic
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Boozy Brits are turning Croatian resorts into holiday hellholes by ‘throwing up, peeing and fighting’ in the streets, local mayor claims

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Boozy Brits are turning Croatian resorts into holiday hellholes by ‘throwing up, peeing and fighting’ in the streets, local mayor claims

- THE FURIOUS Croatian authorities have blasted drunken Brits for “throwing up, peeing and fighting” throughout the country’s booming holiday resorts. They’ve now drafted in extra police to curb the amount of tourists they say are causing havoc in the island resorts of Hvar and Novalja in the Adriatic Sea. The Mayor of Hvar, Rikardo Novak, slammed British tourists for displaying nudity and drunken behaviour
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Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s. The area near the walled Adriatic city of Dubrovnik was a frontline during the conflict that erupted after Croatia declared independence in 1991. Yugoslav army troops bombed Dubrovnik, a UNESCO heritage site   Read More ...
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Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines
ZAGREB, Croatia — Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s. The area near the walled Adriatic city of Dubrovnik was a frontline during the conflict that erupted after Croatia declared independence in 1991. Yugoslav army troops bombed Dubrovnik, a UNESCO heritage site   Read More ...
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Forest fire triggers landmine explosions in Croatia
Forest fire triggers landmine explosions in Croatia ZAGREB, Croatia - Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighbouring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s. The area near the walled Adriatic city of Dubrovnik was a frontline during the conflict that erupted after Croatia declared independence in 1991. Yugoslav army troops bombed Dubrovnik, a UNESCO heritage site   Read More ...
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Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s. The area near the walled Adriatic city of Dubrovnik was a frontline during the conflict that erupted after Croatia declared independence in 1991. Yugoslav army troops bombed Dubrovnik, a UNESCO heritage site   Read More ...
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Perisic can leave if Manchester United make serious offer – Spalletti
Perisic can leave if Manchester United make serious offer – Spalletti The Inter coach would prefer to keep the Croatia international, who has been heavily linked with a summer move to the Premier League. Inter will only sell Ivan Perisic to Manchester United if a significant transfer fee is offered, head coach Luciano Spalletti has warned. The Croatia international has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for a number of weeks but no agreement has yet been reached over a deal   Read More ...
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Love is in the air: Croatia’s capital city is a tribute to love
Love is in the air: Croatia’s capital city is a tribute to love “Rub his nose and you can meet your heartthrob,” says my guide Hela, pointing to a statue of the poet and writer, Antun Gustav Matos, sitting on a bench in Zagreb. The Croatian capital is filled with statues of writers and scientists, besides kings and queens, but the shiny statue of the author is apparently one of the most photographed among them all   Read More ...
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Wild card Ivan Dodig upsets top-seeded David Goffin at Croatia Open
Wild card Ivan Dodig upsets top-seeded David Goffin at Croatia Open Local wild card Ivan Dodig upset top-seeded David Goffin 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the Croatia Open semifinals on Friday. Before this tournament, Dodig had not recorded singles win on the main tour since June 2016 because he’d been focusing on doubles. The Croatian, ranked 412th in singles and 7th in doubles, is seeking his second career singles title after winning in Zagreb in 2011   Read More ...
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Croatian soccer club to play in empty stadium as punishment for fans' racist chants
Croatian soccer club to play in empty stadium as punishment for fans' racist chants NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered Hajduk Split to play its next Europa League home game in an empty stadium as punishment for racist chants by fans. UEFA says its disciplinary panel also fined the Croatian club 50,000 euros ($58,000). Hajduk will serve the ban when it hosts Brondby on Aug. 3 in the second leg. The racist behavior was identified during Hajduk's 1-0 win over Levski Sofia in the second qualifying round last week   Read More ...
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Firefighting planes keep flames away from Dubrovnik resort but other Croatia blazes rage on
Firefighting planes keep flames away from Dubrovnik resort but other Croatia blazes rage on ZAGREB – Firefighting planes helped bring a fresh blaze near Croatia’s Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik under control Thursday, but scores of emergency personnel remained on alert farther north. Four planes were sent to the area near the border with Montenegro to prevent the spread of the fire, a defense ministry statement said. The fire was under control in the late afternoon, a local firefighting commander was quoted as saying by national HRT television channel   Read More ...
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Perisic to play on Inter tour as Man Utd bid stalls
Perisic to play on Inter tour as Man Utd bid stalls The Croatia star wants to leave the Serie A side, but is set to play on their pre-season tour as the Nerazzurri are yet to receive an offer. Luciano Spalletti plans on playing Ivan Perisic during Inter's tour of China and Singapore as the Croatian's move to Manchester United stalls. The winger wants to leave Inter and is a top target for Jose Mourinho this summer   Read More ...
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‘Game of Thrones’ inspires travel to Iceland, Croatia, Spain, Ireland
‘Game of Thrones’ inspires travel to Iceland, Croatia, Spain, Ireland The cult fantasy series “Game of Thrones” is credited with driving up interest to destinations like Iceland, Croatia, Seville, Spain and Ireland, which double as the Seven Kingdoms on the show. A new data report from online booking site Hotels.com suggests that the show has inspired a movement of fans, or Thronies, to embark on pilgrimages to some of its most popular filming locations, with online searches for key destinations experiencing notable spikes in recent years   Read More ...
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Croatia battles wildfire that crossed border from Montenegro
Croatia battles wildfire that crossed border from Montenegro ZAGREB, Croatia – Croatian authorities say firefighters are battling a wildfire in the south of the country's Adriatic coast that has spread across the border from neighboring Montenegro. They said Thursday that firefighting planes have been trying to contain the blaze and prevent it from spreading any further. Both Croatia and Montenegro have faced a series of wildfires along the Adriatic coast amid high summer temperatures and dry weather   Read More ...
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Croatia battles wildfire that crossed border from Montenegro
Croatia battles wildfire that crossed border from Montenegro ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian authorities say firefighters are battling a wildfire in the south of the country's Adriatic coast that has spread across the border from neighboring Montenegro. They said Thursday that firefighting planes have been trying to contain the blaze and prevent it from spreading any further. Both Croatia and Montenegro have faced a series of wildfires along the Adriatic coast amid high summer temperatures and dry weather   Read More ...
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Back from injury, David Goffin beats Attila Balazs at Croatia Open
Back from injury, David Goffin beats Attila Balazs at Croatia Open Top-seeded David Goffin marked his return from injury with a 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-2 victory over 174th-ranked qualifier Attila Balazs of Hungary in the second round of the Croatia Open on Wednesday. The 14th-ranked Belgian, who missed the entire grass court season due to an ankle injury, wasted three match points in the second set before dominating the final set. In the quarterfinals, Goffin will face local wild card Ivan Dodig, who came from behind to eliminate unseeded Marco Cecchinato of Italy 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2   Read More ...
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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia and Portugal
Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia and Portugal Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day Wednesday to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, while blazes ravaging parts of neighbouring Croatia as well as Portugal were brought under control. "We expect a firefighting plane that has arrived from Ukraine to join in... Fires could be localised and put under control during the day," Montenegrin local firefighting chief Zoran Babic told local media   Read More ...
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Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia
Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia PODGORICA: Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day on Wednesday (Jul 18) to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, hoping to put them under control after international help arrived. Further north along the coast in Croatia, where a dozen wildfires had also broken out on Sunday in the villages surrounding a popular tourist destination of Split, the situation was returning to normal, officials said   Read More ...
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Qualifier Kenny De Schepper upsets Benoit Paire at Croatia Open
Qualifier Kenny De Schepper upsets Benoit Paire at Croatia Open Qualifier Kenny De Schepper upset another Frenchman, seventh-seeded Benoit Paire, to advance to the second round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win. Paire struggled with his serve, producing a total of 11 double faults, and was broken eight times by his 148th-ranked opponent. Eighth-seeded Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic made the second round after a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Norbert Gombos of Slovakia   Read More ...
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Croatian firefighters and soldiers saved a city from wildfires
Croatian firefighters and soldiers saved a city from wildfires BELGRADE -- Croatian fire fighters and soldiers managed to prevent wildfires from engulfing the city of Split, declaring Tuesday that they had "defended" the Adriatic resort. Fires between the town of Omis and Split have destroyed 4,500 hectares of forest.Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic traveled to the city on Tuesday to assess the situation.As fire broke out in 20 separate locations in just a few hours, the Croatian media has speculated that they were caused by arsonists   Read More ...
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Wildfires rage in Europe from Croatia to Portugal
ZAGREB: Firefighters battled to douse wildfires on the Adriatic coast of Croatia and Montenegro on Tuesday, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal. About a dozen wildfires had broken out late Sunday in the villages surrounding Split, a popular tourist destination, but firefighters managed to control the blaze on the outskirts of Croatia’s second largest city. Late Monday the fire spread to the suburbs of Split where a shopping centre had to be evacuated and several cars were burnt   Read More ...
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Croatia defence minister offers to resign after blaze criticism
Croatia's defence minister, Damir Krsticevic, offered to resign on Tuesday after the president said the army was too late in helping firefighters tame a fierce forest fire. The blaze, which spread over 20 km near the Adriatic city of Split, threatened the city suburbs late on Monday. The fire was largely under control on Tuesday. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Tuesday during a visit to Austria that the army could have turned out faster to help the firefighters   Read More ...
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Fire in Croatia prevented from reaching Split, Montenegro asks for help
Fire in Croatia prevented from reaching Split, Montenegro asks for help SPLIT, Croatia (Reuters) - Montenegro has asked the European Union civil protection force to help it battle several forest fires, while a blaze in neighboring Croatia that had been threatening the city of Split has "normalized", authorities said on Tuesday. The fire in Croatia had reached the eastern suburbs of its second-largest city Split, having scorched 4,500 hectares (11,100 acres) of pine forest and scrubland since it started in the early hours of Monday   Read More ...
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Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia
Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia Montenegro has appealed for international help to fight forest fires as neighbouring Croatia battles to stop flames reaching its second city, Split. Fires have raged along the Adriatic coast for days, prompting dozens of tourists and residents to flee the Lustica peninsula in Montenegro. A shopping centre in Split had to be evacuated as the flames grew nearer. Government ministers have headed to Split for an emergency meeting   Read More ...
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Inter include Man Utd target Perisic in pre-season tour squad
Inter include Man Utd target Perisic in pre-season tour squad The Croatia international has been called upon by manager Luciano Spalletti to make the trip to China and Singapore alongside his current colleagues. Ivan Perisic is being heavily linked with a move to Manchester United, but Inter have included him in their pre-season tour squad. The Croatia international has found himself at the centre of a summer transfer saga, with speculation regarding his future having raged for several weeks now   Read More ...
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Wildfires rage in Europe from Croatia to Portugal
Wildfires rage in Europe from Croatia to Portugal ZAGREB: Firefighters battled to douse wildfires on the Adriatic coast of Croatia and Montenegro on Tuesday, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal. About a dozen wildfires had broken out late Sunday in the villages surrounding Split, a popular tourist destination, but firefighters managed to control the blaze on the outskirts of Croatia’s second largest city. Late Monday the fire spread to the suburbs of Split where a shopping centre had to be evacuated and several cars were burned   Read More ...
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The Latest: Fire along Croatian coast mostly under control
The Latest: Fire along Croatian coast mostly under control The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local): Croatia's prime minister says wildfires that have threatened Split, a key port on the Adriatic coast, are now largely under control. Andrej Plenkovic said after a meeting of the state crisis committee on Tuesday that about a dozen mostly abandoned houses along the coast have been burnt by the raging fires fueled by strong winds and dry weather   Read More ...
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Wildfires rage in Europe - from France to Croatia
Wildfires rage in Europe - from France to Croatia About 12 wildfires broke out in Croatia's second largest city of Split, a popular tourist destination. Several cars were burned and a shopping centre was evacuated in the suburbs of Split, covering the area and thick black smoke. Around 4,500 hectares (11,120 acres) of land was destroyed, including homes, according to initial estimates. Firefighters worked through the night to bring the fire under control, but some parts of the city reportedly remain without water or electricity   Read More ...
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Manchester United edge closer to £44m deal to sign Croatia international Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan
Manchester United edge closer to £44m deal to sign Croatia international Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan Manchester United are edging closer to a £44million deal to sign Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan. Inter fly to China on Tuesday to begin their pre-season tour, with United keen to seal a deal before Perisic goes off with the rest of the squad. United are said to have offered £39.5m for Perisic, plus £4.5m in add-ons, taking the total package to £44m for the Croatia international   Read More ...
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Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian firefighters battled for a second day to try and control a raging forest fire along the Adriatic coast that has destroyed or damaged several buildings in villages located around the city of Split. Local media reported that the blaze, which started shortly after midnight, has spread across 20 km and is threatening the villages of Srinjine, Sitno Gornje and Sitno Donje   Read More ...
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Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split
Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split ZAGREB: Croatian firefighters battled for a second day to try and control a raging forest fire along the Adriatic coast that has destroyed or damaged several buildings in villages located around the city of Split. Local media reported that the blaze, which started shortly after midnight, has spread across 20 km and is threatening the villages of Srinjine, Sitno Gornje and Sitno Donje   Read More ...
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Croatian firefighters struggle to control blaze near Split
Croatian firefighters battled for a second day to try and control a raging forest fire along the Adriatic coast that has destroyed or damaged several buildings in villages located around the city of Split. Local media reported that the blaze, which started shortly after midnight, has spread across 20 km and is threatening the villages of Srinjine, Sitno Gornje and Sitno Donje   Read More ...
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100 tourists flee wildfires in the Balkans
100 tourists flee wildfires in the Balkans At least 100 tourists have been forced to evacuate from a coastal area in Montenegro that is being threatened by wildfires that are raging across the Balkans, authorities said.Fueled by strong winds and dry weather, the fire on the Lustica peninsula has spread near to homes and camping zones on Monday. Authorities say the Navy stepped in to help evacuate the area by sea   Read More ...
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Wildfires rage along Adriatic coast in Croatia, Montenegro
ZAGREB, Croatia – Firefighters in Croatia and Montenegro have been struggling to contain wild fires that have erupted along the Adriatic coast in the two countries at the height of the tourism season. In Croatia, the blazes have spread over several locations along the coast and on the islands, engulfing pine forests and low shrubbery in extremely dry and windy weather   Read More ...
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Wildfires rage along Adriatic coast in Croatia, Montenegro
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Firefighters in Croatia and Montenegro have been struggling to contain wild fires that have erupted along the Adriatic coast in the two countries at the height of the tourism season. In Croatia, the blazes have spread over several locations along the coast and on the islands, engulfing pine forests and low shrubbery in extremely dry and windy weather   Read More ...
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Croatia, Montenegro fighting forest fires along Adriatic coast
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian and Montenegrin firefighters were tackling several forest fires along the Adriatic coast on Sunday, some of which forced people to evacuate their homes, local media reported. Fires were reported near the northern city of Pula and as far south as around Sibenik, as well as on the islands of Pag and Vir and northeast of the biggest coastal city, Split   Read More ...
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Croatia, Montenegro fighting forest fires along Adriatic coast
Croatian and Montenegrin firefighters were tackling several forest fires along the Adriatic coast on Sunday, some of which forced people to evacuate their homes, local media reported. Fires were reported near the northern city of Pula and as far south as around Sibenik, as well as on the islands of Pag and Vir and northeast of the biggest coastal city, Split   Read More ...
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Spalletti plays down Perisic absence amid Manchester United reports
Spalletti plays down Perisic absence amid Manchester United reports A tooth abscess was given as the reason for the Croatian's absence on Saturday as the Nerazzurri were beaten 2-1 by Nurnberg. Inter coach Luciano Spalletti has insisted that Ivan Perisic has a future at the club, despite reports he will be leaving San Siro for Manchester United. The Croatia international was not named in Inter's squad for their 2-1 loss to Nurnberg, a move that heightened rumours he was preparing for an exit   Read More ...
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WATCH | Wimbledon: I have mountain to climb against Federer in final, says Marin Cilic
WATCH | Wimbledon: I have mountain to climb against Federer in final, says Marin Cilic The Croatian seventh seed beat American Sam Querrey in the last four on Friday to reach the final, where he will meet Roger Federer who swept aside Tomas Berdych. Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic said he had a "big mountain to climb" to defeat seven-times champion Roger Federer, but that winning the title would mean the world to him. The Croatian seventh seed beat American Sam Querrey in the last four on Friday to reach the final, where he will meet Federer who swept aside Tomas Berdych   Read More ...
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Unbelievable, Cilic says on reaching final
Unbelievable, Cilic says on reaching final London: Croatia’s Marin Cilic reached his first Wimbledon final at the 11th attempt on Friday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 win over America’s Sam Querrey. The seventh-seeded Croatian, who was US Open champion in 2014, will face either seven-time Wimbledon winner Roger Federer or Tomas Berdych in Sunday’s final. “It’s unbelievable. I have played really well from the start of the tournament,” said 28-year-old Cilic   Read More ...
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Cilic outlasts Querrey to reach Wimbledon final
Cilic outlasts Querrey to reach Wimbledon final The Croatian defeated the No. 24 seed 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 in two hours, 56 minutes on Centre Court at the All England Club in London. "It's absolutely unbelievable," Cilic, who improved to 5-0 lifetime against Querrey, said afterward. "Today was a really hard-fought battle. Sam played high-level tennis. After the first set I felt I was just a little bit better on the return games and overall I felt the level was really, really high   Read More ...
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Wimbledon 2017: Croatian Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey soars into first final
Wimbledon 2017: Croatian Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey soars into first final Croatian powerhouse Marin Cilic has worn down Sam Querrey in four sets in to reach his maiden Wimbledon final. Cilic ended Querrey's giantkilling run with a 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 victory over the American and awaits the winner of Friday's (Saturday NZ Time) second semifinal between seven-times champion Roger Federer and 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych. The 2014 US Open champion is bidding to become the first player other than grand slam heavyweights Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka to land two career majors since Lleyton Hewitt collected his second at Wimbledon back in 2002   Read More ...
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